Musicians Jessie Reyez, Ali Gatie, JP Saxe, Tate McRae and William Prince are among the many raft of performers who will seem at subsequent month’s Juno Awards, organizers mentioned Thursday, becoming a member of beforehand introduced acts Justin Bieber, Jann Arden, The Tragically Hip and Feist.
Each Reyez and Gatie are up for artist of the 12 months on the annual Canadian music awards, whereas Saxe and McRae are competing for breakthrough artist of the 12 months. Gatie will carry out alongside McRae, whereas Saxe will share the stage with songwriter Julia Michaels. The 2 collaborated on 2020’s breakout hit If The World Was Ending, which is nominated for single of the 12 months.
And Manitoba-born William Prince — who’s Reliever is up for up to date album of the 12 months, a class he gained again in 2017 — will play alongside six-time Juno winner Serena Ryder.
This 12 months’s Junos, which have been postponed twice already, would be the first because the starting of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The ceremony, which can mark the awards’ fiftieth anniversary, can even have fun one other landmark. Canadian hip-hop royalty Kardinal Offishall and Maestro Contemporary Wes will be a part of different stars in marking the thirtieth anniversary of the Junos’ “rap recording of the 12 months” class.
R&B/soul artist Jully Black, NAV, Haviah Mighty and Michie Mee can even carry out.
Of these performers, solely NAV is competing for a trophy; each fan alternative and the rap recording of the 12 months class for his album Good Intentions (Brown Boy 2 Deluxe Model).
In the meantime, presenters embrace musician Alessia Cara — who was meant to host the cancelled 2020 awards — Kim’s Comfort star Andrew Phung, nation music icon Shania Twain, Toronto-based TikTok sensations the Basement Gang, actor Will Arnett and Michael Bublé.
Different presenters embrace:
- Singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie.
- Barenaked Girls frontman Ed Robertson.
- Blue Rodeo’s Jim Cuddy.
- Singer-songwriter Susan Aglukark.
- Producer and DJ KAYTRANADA.
- R&B/soul singer Liberty Silver.
- Arkells singer Max Kerman.
- Nation music singer Paul Brandt.
- Singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan.
- Minister of Canadian Heritage Steven Guilbeault.
The Junos, offered by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, will happen June 6 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT, after having been postponed twice already. Organizers mentioned the present shall be largely pre-taped, although will embrace some stay parts.
The present shall be broadcast on CBC TV, CBC Gem, CBC Radio One, CBC Music and on CBCMusic.ca/junos.
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